PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES: The Galoc Production Company (GPC) is suspending production at the Galoc field due to category 1 Typhoon Emong (Chan Hom) passing 300 nautical miles (1,666.8 km) to the north of the field.
‘Production is being suspended while preliminary preparations are being made to disconnect the FPSO [floating production, storage and offloading vessel] if necessary.On May 5, the fifth offtake from the FPSO was completed with a total of over 336,000 barrels. The next offload is scheduled for the end of May or early June. The Galoc Field is in SC14-C in 290 meters (951 ft) of water offshore Palawan in the Republic of the Philippines. Galoc field has two subsea production wells tied back to an FPSO via a seabed pipeline and mid-water riser system.